Trip Around the World/Postage Stamp Variation 

Maker Unknown
South Carolina
ca. 1930
Gift of Gloria Burnside

McKissick Museum Collection 2012.05.02

 Like one-patch mosaic quilts that utilize and unify small pieces of many kinds of fabrics, the Trip Around the World pattern—a variation of the Postage Stamp pattern – is popular with quilters looking to make the most of scraps left over from other projects. Hand-stitched and quilted along the diagonal lines created by the squares. This quilter was skilled at alternating solids and prints, as well as light/dark and cool/warm colors to make the quilt radiate from the center. 

Figurative Appliqué, Original Pattern
Maker Unknown

Rose Bud
Unknown Maker
Fairplay, SC
ca. 1910

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